Author: Walt Eis

Getting Started with Radio Communications – Part 2: The 5 Things You Need Now

Getting Started with Radio Communications – Part 2: The 5 Things You Need Now

There seems to be a common list of things folks get when starting out as preppers. Websites and books are full of lists of guns, food, bunkers, and radios. And it seems there’s at least one thing that a majority of folks seem to agree […]

MPC Year in Review – 2017

MPC Year in Review – 2017

The start of a new year is traditionally a time to reflect on the past year’s accomplishments and challenges.  The biggest lesson I think we learned over the past year is that thinking about prepping isn’t nearly enough. Neither is talking about prepping, or reading about prepping.  […]

Getting Started with radio communications – Part 1

Getting Started with radio communications – Part 1

It’s 2018 and time to change our thinking about radio communications.  So let’s get this out of the way right up front, when it comes to radio communications and prepping every forum comment, every blog post, every magazine article, and every book written before the […]

Being Prepared at Work

Being Prepared at Work

This is a follow-up to the Mobile Preppers Community’s recent workshop on Emergency Planning for Families.  One topic that was touched on was preparedness at the workplace. I work for an organization that plays a major role in disaster recovery.  As a result we happen […]

Prepping and Fake News

Prepping and Fake News

There’s a lot of talk about “Fake News” these days, unfortunately with good reason. The political climate right now is pretty toxic, and the news media is right in the thick of it. And not in a good way. There are two basic types of […]

Traveling and Prepping

Traveling and Prepping

Part of being prepared is being aware of the resources around you no matter where you are. As an example here is a good sized backup generator I noticed at a rest area on I-70.

Anker 21W PowerPort Solar 2 Ports

Anker 21W PowerPort Solar 2 Ports

Earlier this year I decided to add a portable solar panel to my every day carry (EDC) bag.  I (like nearly everyone else) looked at a Goal Zero Nomad model, in my case the Nomad 13.  And like many folks, I just couldn’t justify spending […]

Blackweb 10,000 mAh Power Bank

Blackweb 10,000 mAh Power Bank

I recently upgraded the portable battery in my every day carry (EDC) from Wal-Mart’s Blackweb 5,200 mAh Power Bank to the 10,000 mAh model.  The smaller unit is a solid product.  My work space has limited outlets and connecting a cell phone to my work […]


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